Golf Instruction

Dave Zalbowitz PGA Class A Professional

Dave comes to us from up state New York and was born into a golfing family. He moved to Durango, Colorado for college and soon after took a job in the golf business at the Tamarron Resort/Glacier Club. He then started teaching professionally in 1996, and spent the winters of 1998, 1999 and 2000 in Sarasota at The Legacy Golf Club at Lakewood Ranch. He returned to visit the area year after year ever since and in 2010, Dave moved to Sarasota to establish his teaching brand Pure Golf.


Owner Operator – Pure Golf Inc
Senior Staff Instructor – Stratton VT Golf School Summer 2010 to present
Staff Instructor – Golf Digest Schools
Staff Instructor National Golf Schools 
Staff Instructor Ben Sutton Golf School
Director of Instruction - Glacier Club, Durango, Colorado

Ken Powell, PGA Class A Professional
As a professional Ken has worked at such renowned facilities as Troon North, LaPaloma, and Gainey Ranch. Ken has over 15 years of experience. He is a former Director of Instruction affiliated with the John Jacobs Golf Schools. As a player, Ken competed in the highest levels of amateur golf while in the US Army. As a professional he competed on both the Hogan Tour and the PGA Tour. His career low round is 61 at Clear Creek GC in Killeen, TX, and he held the course record of 65 a Desert Highlands GC in Scottsdale, AZ.

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